Employees of public broadcaster Radio Television Valenciana protest on November 6th after the regional government announced the closure of its TV and radio stations. Photograph: Heino Kalis/Reuters

It sounds like a dream for any TV journalist: working for a network whose ratings have soared and having absolutely zero interference from corporation(...)

Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, a favourite with location with tourists, but visitor numbers to the city were down 22 per cent in August compared to the same month last year.
How Madrid lost its mojo

It sits, grey and unpainted, just outside central Madrid, on the city’s northeastern industrial outskirts. With one side of its semi-circular roof til(...)

Spanish riot police attempt to prevent anti-eviction activists from approaching the house of Spanish parliament chairman Jesús Posada during a protest in Madrid. Photograph:Juan Medina/Reuters

Yesterday, the conservative premier of the Madrid region, Ignacio González, handed over the keys of a new flat to a man who ha(...)